Wildlife Refuge

Top Nature Preserves to Visit Near Missoula

Clear mountain river running through a green forestSimply put, Missoula worships the outdoors. That’s why nature preserves are found everywhere, not only in the countryside but also right in the city’s downtown. Find a quiet retreat just blocks from bustling restaurants. Explore challenging steep hikes or easy nature trails, all with in the same preserve. Some parks are known for their glacier lakes and plunging waterfalls, while others are home to abundant wildlife. And almost every activity can be found from hiking, biking and horseback riding to boating, fishing and photography. Plan your summer getaway here at a tranquil mountainside retreat that’s close to everything. The Blue Mountain Bed and Breakfast, just minutes from downtown Missoula, has everything needed for a perfect summer vacation. Wake up each morning with sweeping valley and mountain views. Each private suite includes its’ own bath with jetted tubs, to soothe tired muscles after hiking or biking. And our hearty, gourmet breakfast will have you ready for another day exploring the beautiful landscape. Book your outdoor adventure with us today.

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Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge

August is a wonderful time to travel to Western Montana and stay in our Missoula bed and breakfast. Snows have receded and trails are open to the highest peaks in the mountains, and outdoor festivals abound. The incredible natural beauty of the state astounds those who visit it for the first time and those of us who live here. Rafting, mountain biking, hiking – all these activities and more are at your fingertips when you stay at our Montana inn in August. Continue reading